Details overview

Hours 8:40AM - 2:40PM
School leader Rosina Tong
District San Francisco Unified School District
Transportation options Yes
Summer program No

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Chinese - Cantonese
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Cantonese
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Cantonese

Support

7
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Asian 63%
White 18%
Two or more races 9%
Hispanic 4%
Black 1%
Pacific Islander 1%
Filipino 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 56%
Male 44%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 17%
English Language Learners 27%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered No

After school program

About the program GLO is a child-centered, afterschool enrichment and academic program based on the premise that all children can and will succeed when offered learning opportunities that are inclusive of a wide range of learning styles that are adjusted to their needs and targeted to their unique strengths and assets. GLO offers every student a safe, structured, welcoming environment with programs structured around three key areas: daily academic support, diverse enrichment, and engaging recreational activities.
Operated by Growth and Learning Opportunities
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
Website Www.gloinc.org

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Roosevelt Middle School

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School Award
Year received 2014
Academic award CA Exemplary Art Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

1
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Urban School
  San Francisco State University

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 391
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 66
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014